Business Resources

Workforce

Traill County has a highly productive, well-educated, and dedicated workforce. Companies benefit from lower worker absenteeism, low employee turnover, and few work stoppages leading to a business environment that maximizes productivity and success.

  • Traill County population 8121
  • 3.9% Traill County Unemployment (Jan 2011) (not seasonally adjusted)
  • 3.2% North Dakota Unemployment (Dec 2010)
  • Traill County labor force 3,913 (2010)
  • 88% are high school graduates
  • 26.3% have bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Extremely low absenteeism and turnover rates
  • Median household income $44,290 (2010)
  • Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18
  • North Dakota ranks #3 in happiness in Gallup’s well-being index
  • More than 43,000 postsecondary students within an hour's drive of Traill County.